Category Archives: Inclusive Leadership skills

Celebrating Chris Kruger’s life and spirit

submitted by Linda Hill

On November 30, 2018 Inclusive Leaders who knew and loved Chris Kruger gathered with family, friends, health workers, and members of his Baha’i community to celebrate his life and his spirit from 1975 to November 22, 2018.

Chris is perhaps best known within our Inclusive Leadership community as being the compassionate and creative videographer who helped youth and adults create our ground-breaking What Do You Do? Anti-Discrimination First Aid video in 2016.  Continue reading

Inclusive Leaders Transform Scary Times into Caring Times

Submitted by Claudia Sánchez

http://www.comunicacionplena.com

“In these times of turbulence, inclusion is a door we can open to support each other and live better lives.”

I am a Spanish-English translator and yoga teacher, working on my Master’s thesis in communication. I love languages, books, meditation, thunderstorms, learning about different cultures and travelling. I have had opportunities to travel to some countries and to be able to learn about cultures different than the cultures of me, my friends and family. I am able to adapt, listen and wait. Continue reading

Action Planning Creates Connected Communities

Submitted by Terri Beaton

A couple of months ago, when I was at an Inclusive Leadership Gathering, I decided to take the Action Planning workshop. I experienced a very different action planning process than I am used to because we started at the end with what we wanted the outcomes to be, and then we went backwards from there. Continue reading

Inclusive Leadership Discoveries

Twenty five amazing champions of diversity and inclusion from around the world are in the midst of our two-month online Inclusive Leadership quest “Discover Your Inclusive Leadership Potential. Together we are exploring and discovering our potential to transform our communities by developing leadership skills for embracing diversity. Ordinary people such as you and me can lead extraordinary lives by learning Inclusive Leadership skills for living, learning and leading in our diverse communities. By learning, practicing and applying skills for embracing diversity, we can transform ourselves, our families, our schools, our work-places, and entire communities in inclusive and welcoming ways.  This post explores what six of these new Inclusive Leaders are discovering.

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PAUSE and Reflect on Inclusive Leadership

submitted by Lindsay Beal, ILC Board Member

Lindsay runs Spider’s Eye, a creative arts business in Victoria, BC.

“Something that is clicking into place for me in the Discover Your Inclusive Leadership Potential course – with twenty-five participants from ten different countries – is how the core of Inclusive Leadership is heart to heart connecting.” Continue reading

Inclusive Leadership Annual Gathering Sept 28 to 30

Photo blog by Paul van Goozen, Tafadzwa Matamba and Linda Hill

September 28 to 30, 2018 was a wonderful inter-generational/intercultural gathering of 55 new and experienced Inclusive Leaders aged 4 to 74 who came to Cowichan Lake Education Centre for 1, 2, or all 3 days to explore, share and celebrate our vital roles living, learning, and leading in our diverse communities. Continue reading

Congratulations to New and Experienced Inclusive Leaders in our Global Village

Inclusive Leadership For Our Global Village Online Courses are for educators, service providers, volunteers, students and other leaders and emerging leaders who are champions of inclusion and diversity. Our Spring 2018 course was a rich and enriching world-wide network of adults, youth and young adults who are thinking globally and acting locally to tend and befriend our global village. Participants are engaged in so many ways of Building Bridges toward social and environmental well-being in our diverse communities. Through Participatory Action Education, we learn with each other and we learn from each other while cultivating our Inclusive Leadership skills, awareness and action plans for living, learning, and leading more inclusively in our diverse communities.  The time-commitment is 4 hours per week for 8 to 10 weeks.

Registration is open now for our Fall online offerings at our Inclusive Leadership for Our Global Village Online Course Site. To inspire you to register, here is a chance to meet some of the incredible Inclusive Leaders who contributed so much to our Spring, 2018 Online session. Continue reading